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-hacking scandal with rupert murdoch and his son james. along with former news international executive rebeckah brooks. they testify at a british parliamentary committee about allegations on phone-hacking and police bribery at the british tabloid. that is live at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3 >> now bbc "newsnight"'s coverage of aldations of -- allegations at rupert murdoch's british tabloid, "news of the world". this is almost an hour. >> tonight scotland yard in turmoil. another resignation of the top. police biggest casualty of the phone-hacking scandal. assistant commissioner john yates follow his boss's example quits more in anger than in sorrow. >> there continues to be a huge amount of inaccurate, ill-informed and on occasion down right malicious gossip being published about me personally. >> another bizarre twist tonight. sean hoare the initial "news of the world" whistle blower is found dead. david cameron cuts short of visit to africa. >> i'm determined to get to the bottom of it. >> tonight we examine the damage he is suffering and the state of the met. then we'll talk about that comm
's doing in trying to feed hungry people. >> mr. speaker, yesterday these evidence sessions rupert murdoch was asked about his frequent meetings with the prime minister and his government to which he replied, i wish they would leave me alone. well, did prime minister and his government would reply without request? [laughter] >> one of the outcomes of all of this there will be a lot of people leaving alone. >> mr. speaker, in the operation motorman investigation, the information commissioner found 861 personal, 861 personal information transactions which were positively identified as coming from 89 mirror group newspaper journalists. can the prime minister confirm that the inquiry that he has announced will be able to look into the unlawful practices going on at mirror group newspapers? >> i think the honorable gentleman makes an important point which is while we shouldn't believe automatically that these practices were spread right across the media, i think it would be naive to think that they were restricted to one newspaper or one newspaper group and indeed when you look at evidence like
. with walter, i've known him ever since the '70s. when he was working for the paper pre-rupert murdoch. i was in london dreaming of one day becoming a blogger in america. i can't wait to read walter's new book on steve jobs. it's safe to say that right now walter is probably the only man in washington who was making jobs at a priority. [laughter] [applause] >> and i also loved his other autobiography on henry kissinger, and partly because henry kissinger was the first man to reassure me when i moved to new york that having an accent was not a problem. [laughter] he said to me, you can never underestimate in the american public the complete advantages of other income for his. [laughter] >> there's no question that not just at this time but particularly this week, media is an incredible time of transition. i happened to be in london and we are launching the "huffington post" u.k. when the phone hacking scandal started. and it was amazing to see two things. first of all, how all fashion and a credibly irrelevant, the debate between all media -- old media new media. there was an institution o
committee. in two hours rupert murdoch and his son james along with former news international executive rebecca bob brooks will testify at a british parliamentary committee of allegations of phone hacking live on c-span3. now live to a hearing focusing on metropolitan police and its hearing on the previous and current investigations on phone hacking. chairman of the british home committee is speaking. >> -- which was hosted by the federation. and sponsored by the government. you both know about the owner of the champions but i was invited to the news international some party recently but did not attend. are there any other interested members who need to declare directly or indirectly? >> the events are declared with interest. and the chief executive -- >> thank you very much. coming. let me express -- [inaudible] -- we'll read your statement very carefully that there is no impropriety to what has happened. you think you have done nothing wrong. you had no direct involvement as far as two investigations on the so-called review of the investigation but you felt you should resign. why did
of asking for an investigation for a hearing on the rupert murdoch alleged hacking into their phones of 9/11 victims, and and and so i ask unanimous consent to put this into the record and i'm officially asking the committee to hold a hearing on that. >> i don't know if we have the letter but i will certainly accepted into the record. >> thank you very much mr. chairman. i would add to that but i would like to have a hearing on right wing extremists ideologues who advocate violence and advocate in essence the terrorizing of certain groups. let me add into the record if i could quickly and fbi, it looks like an fbi statement. the white supremacist group charged with making grenades and selling guns. i ask unanimous consent to put this into the record. >> without objection. >> another is supreme his hit list fbi agent says members of the illinois white supremacist group plan to assassinate a lawyer who has battled hate groups. i ask unanimous consent to put that in the record. >> without objection. >> and i think i have close to 38 pages, 39 pages, excuse me, the list of u.s. hate groups as
of the metropolitan police resigned. media tycoon rupert murdoch and his son, james, appeared before the culture committee. >> what happened at the news of the world was wrong. wheat and i apologize profusely and unreservedly for that and my father has as well. this is -- these are very serious matters, and we are trying to establish the fact is any new allegations as they come up. we are working closely with the police to find out who is -- where the wrongdoing was and to hold people accountable. >> do you think it is possible at all the newspaper would not have known about these activities? do you think it is remotely possible? >> why can't say that, sir, and coming i presume judicial proceedings. >> mr. murdoch, at what point did you find out the criminality was endemic in the news of the world? >> endemic is a very wide-ranging word, and i had to be extremely careful across the justice taking place now, and that has been disclosed i became aware of it and -- this terrible thing happened on your watch. why not? >> because i feel that people like trusted let me down, and i think they behaved d
with testimony from rupert murdoch and chairman ceo and also his son james murdoch. the hearing wrapped up and they resumed after a brief interruption in london after a protester threw what appeared to be foam pie at mr. murdoch. here's what happened this morning. >> the last question and i will try to be a few very specific questions that i would like to ask you. starting with you mr. james murdoch, you've been over at length the differences and to pay the settlements, can you just tell me whether or not the settlements included a confidentiality clause and maybe the other settlements did not? [screaming] >> again, part of the disruption today at the phone hacking scandal in london, a parliament hearing that was underway and ran three hours or so. we're going to show that to you later on in our program schedule and we also want to remind you tomorrow on here on c-span2, we will be covering the statement of prime minister david cameron that will get underway at 6:30 eastern live here tomorrow morning on c-span2. we're hoping to take you live to the white house for the briefing with jay car
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